Preston teenager killed in tractor-motorbike road collision

A teenager has died following a collision with a tractor on Preston road in Grimsargh, Lanchashire, yesterday night (September 13).

The 19-year-old from Preston, was riding a Honda motorbike towards Longridge, close to the junction with Back Lane, when the fatal collision occurred. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the tractor, a 16-year-old boy also from Preston, was not injured.

Police were called to the scene around 9:10p.m Monday night.

Sgt. Marc Glass, of Lancashire Police’s Tactical Operations, said: “These are very sad and tragic circumstances and my thoughts are with the man’s family at this difficult time.”

Police are appealing for any information and urging witnesses to come forward.

“An investigation is underway into the circumstances around the collision and we would encourage any witnesses to come forward,” Sgt. Glass said.

“If you can help police please call 101 or email [email protected] quoting log 1440 of September 13.”